PPE – Personal Protective Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the applicators best option for minimizing potential exposure to pesticides. The pesticide label clearly list what protective equimpment is required when using the product. Typically minimum PPE includes, long sleeves, long pants, gloves, socks, and shoes. Research indicates that chemically resitant gloves reduce up to 90% of potential pesticide exposure.
Below is a list of helpful links that can provide additional PPE information. Please contact us if you have a scientifically backed link you would like to share. We will review the material and consider adding it to our list. Thank you.
National Pesticide Safety Education Center
PO Box 1391
Okemos, MI 48805, USA
- Pesticide Program Update: EPA Seeking Public Nominations for Experts to Serve as Ad Hoc Reviewers for Analysis of Atrazine Ecological RisksMarch 26, 2023 - 1:23 pm
- Pesticide Program Update: EPA Posts Draft Biological Opinion for Carbaryl and Methomyl for Public CommentMarch 19, 2023 - 10:27 pm
- EPA Announces Accelerated Action on Four Organophosphate Pesticides Based on Updated Exposure AssessmentsMarch 19, 2023 - 10:22 pm
- EPA Finalizes Updates to List of Pests of Significant Health ImportanceMarch 5, 2023 - 11:14 am
- EPA Implements Protections for Endangered Fish Species from Four PesticidesFebruary 6, 2023 - 11:05 am